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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kevent_user: remove non-chardev interface
    On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 12:54:59PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig ( wrote:
    > Currently a user can create a user kevents in two ways:
    > a) simply open() the kevent chardevice
    > b) use sys_kevent_ctl with the KEVENT_CTL_INIT cmd type
    > both are equally easy to use for the user, but to support type b) a lot
    > of code in kernelspace is required. remove type b to save lots of code
    > without functionality loss.

    I personally do not have objections against it, but it introduces
    additional complexies - one needs to open /dev/kevent and then perform
    syscalls on top of returuned file descriptor.

    If there are no objections, I will apply this patch.

    Evgeniy Polyakov
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